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Friday 23 January 2015

UK

Wine trade pens open letter to Bordeaux

Key figures in the UK wine industry have written an open letter to “the châteaux, courtiers and négociants of Bordeaux” pleading for lower prices in the 2014 en primeur campaign.

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Poussin plans pan-Europe student wines

Jérôme Poussin of UK importer The Cellar of Knowledge has said he desires to have a portfolio of winemaking schools’ produce from across Europe.

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

When Burgundy meets Bordeaux

The head of Domaine Jacques Prieur has explained how experiences in Bordeaux and Burgundy have informed major winemaking changes at the family estates in each region.

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

CAMRA urges action to save UK pubs

CAMRA has repeated calls for the UK government to help save the UK pub industry, after figures released today revealed 29 pubs are closing every week.

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

WSTA repeats tax plea as wine trade rallies

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association has once again called on taxes in the UK wine trade to be cut, as figures reveal wine consumption in the UK is set to rise.

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Labour MP dies from vodka shots

A Labour MP died after drinking a shot of Polish vodka with each course of a meal while on a political visit to the country, an inquest has ruled.

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Bonhams opens London restaurant

Auction house Bonhams has opened a restaurant in London with rising star Tom Kemble as head chef and two masters of wine taking care of the wine list.

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Pippa to pick up ‘The Bunch’ award

Oenophile and in-law to the Royals, Pippa Middleton is to be awarded for wine knowledge by some of the UK’s most prestigious fine wine merchants.

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 No Comments »

JD Wetherspoon calls for tax change

As JD Wetherspoon reports a like-for-like sales drop, its chairman has called for supermarket alcohol to be taxed at the same rate as pubs.

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Brancott pushes NZ Sauvignon upmarket

With vineyard area near capacity, Marlborough must focus on building value rather than volume growth, insists Brancott Estate’s chief winemaker.

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 No Comments »

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